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The Harrowing of Hades – Mother Petra

March 28, 2024 No Comments

Many Christians hold Maundy Thursday services, and observe Good Friday and eventually Easter Sunday… but what are we supposed to do with Holy Saturday?

Mother Petra shares how her Byzantine monastery reflects on Christ’s descent to the dead after his crucifixion, and how that observance has deepened her experience of Easter as a Catholic convert from the Wesleyan tradition.

Mother Petra’s monastery: